Jai Courtney Picked For 'Die Hard' Lead
Reported by Outsiders - 11:16 AM 2012.02.23
is reporting that after a long search and meeting with a ton of up-and-coming young actors, only to expand the search several times. Bruce Willis, John Moore and 20th Century Fox have selected Jai Courtney to play the son of John McClane (Bruce Willis) in A Good Day To Die Hard, the fifth installment of the Die Hard franchise. The list of actors came down between Courtney and Liam Hemsworth, the Hunger Games star. Courtney is perhaps best known for playing Varro in the Starz series Spartacus: Blood And Sand.
The February 14th, 2013 release is being helmed by John Moore with Alex Young producing and puts 'McClane on an international stage, truly a NYC fish out of water in Moscow, and introduces his estranged son Jack (Courtney). An apple that has not fallen far from the tree, Jack may even be more of a hardass than his father. Despite their differences, they must work together to keep each other alive and keep the world safe for democracy.'